To Amend the Perniciuos Political Activities Act of 1939. Hearing ... on S. 592 ... S. 593 ... and S. 594 ... June 2, 1944

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1944 - 24 pages
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Page 2 - expenditure" includes a payment, distribution, loan, advance, deposit, or gift, of money, or anything of value, and includes a contract, promise, or agreement, whether or not legally enforceable, to make an expenditure; (f) The term "person...
Page 2 - ... by the United States, or any department or agency thereof, uses his official authority for the purpose of interfering with, or affecting, the nomination or the election of any candidate for the office of President, Vice President, Presidential elector, Member of the Senate, Member of the House of Representatives, or Delegate or Resident Commissioner from any Territory or Possession, shall be fined not more than $1,000 or imprisoned not more than one year, or both.
Page 17 - Chaos, Cosmos ! Cosmos, Chaos ! once again the sickening game ; Freedom, free to slay herself, and dying while they shout her name.
Page 2 - Department, shall be used in the current fiscal year for the payment of salary or travel expenses of any person who has been convicted of violating the Act entitled "An Act to prevent pernicious political activities...
Page 4 - That there is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any funds in the Treasury of the United States not otherwise appropriated, the sum of...
Page 3 - Act and sec. 314 of the Corrupt Practices Act, the punishment provisions of sec. 314 being incorporated at the end of the section upon authority of reference to them contained in words "Terms used in this section (sec. 20) shall have the meaning assigned to them in sec- 302 of the Federal Corrupt Practices Act, 1925, and the penalties provided in such Act shall apply to violations of this section.
Page 4 - SEC. 3. Any person violating any provision of this Act shall upon conviction thereof be subject to a fine of not more than $1,000 or imprisonment of not more than one year, or both...
Page 3 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States o America in Congress assembled, That section 6 of the Organic Act of Guam (64 Stat.
Page 4 - ... to a fine of not more than $10,000, or to imprisonment for not more than five years, or both, together with costs of prosecution.
Page 2 - Federal agency" includes any executive department, independent establishment, or other agency of the United States (except a member bank of the Federal Reserve System) . SEC. 13. (a) It is hereby declared to be a pernicious political activity, and it shall hereafter be unlawful, for any person, directly or indirectly, to make contributions in an aggregate amount in excess of $5,000, during any calendar year, or in connection with any campaign for nomination or election, to or on behalf of any candidate...

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